NEWS
31/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh on his 53rd birthday.
29/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greeted all on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
28/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after landing in Kolkata after her visit to the Darjeeling district visited the injured policemen at SSKM Hospital, who were injured while managing an agitation programme by a political party, which took to violence. Many of the policemen were being treated at the SSKM Hospital. She wished speedy recovery of the injured policemen.
27/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a meeting with the Tribes Advisory Council (TAC) to discuss the welfare and advancement of the scheduled tribes in the state at Lal Kuthi in Darjeeling. The Hon’ble Chief Minister is on a three-day visit to the Darjeeling district. After the meeting the Hon’ble Chief Minister said that a committee comprising a group of ministers has already been formed to look into the problems of the tea garden and Tribal Bhawans are being constructed in six districts across Bengal, one is being constructed at Rajarhat in Kolkata.
26/08/2015
•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Mother Teresa on her 105th birthday.
25/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the formation of a separate development board for the Bhutia community as well. Hon’ble Chief Minister announced that Rs 5 crore will be provided for the Bhutia Development Board.
24/08/2015
•  On a 3-day Darjeeling visit, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched the ‘Clean Darjeeling Green Darjeeling’ project at a programme held at the Darjeeling Chowrasta. A joint initiative of the state government and the GTA, “Clean Darjeeling Green Darjeeling” will run on a mission mode to ensure clean living in Darjeeling with sanitation facilities in homes and community sanitary complexes, solid and liquid waste management, ban on plastic bags, cleaning of springs (jhoras) and roadside plantation. It will encourage water conservation through rainwater harvesting in rural and urban areas and green cultivation through afforestation, development of horticulture and medicinal plants that will also boost the local livelihood. Thousands of school children and others took oath on the occasion for clean and green Darjeeling.
21/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at the Presidency University for the convocation ceremony. She announced a slew of projects for the renovation and upgradation of the current campus as well as new Rajarhat campus. The Hon’ble Chief Minister also announced that a new campus of Presidency University will be set up at Dow Hill, Kurseong and it will be known as Himalayan Institute. West Bengal Government will give Rs 118 crore to Presidency University out of which the Hon’ble Chief Minister handed over Rs 30 crore to the Vice-Chancellor today. Later in the day, Hon’ble Chief Minister was present at the celebration of the 125th year anniversary of the foundation of Calcutta University Institute. She inaugurated the newly-renovated auditorium of Calcutta University Institute during the event.
20/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reviewed the development schemes at the State-level administrative review meeting, held at the Nabanna Complex. Apart from reviewing the progress and status of various ongoing schemes as well as ensuring that all work gets completed within deadline, the Hon’ble Chief Minister went through the performance of all the departments and the districts. All ministers, administrative heads of all the departments and heads of district administration attended the meeting. The review meetings are held by the Chief Minister twice a year apart from the administrative meetings in the districts.
19/08/2015
•  The funeral service of the First Lady of India held at Lodhi Road Crematorium in New Delhi. The Hon’ble Vice President of India, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh and other dignitaries were present along with the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the funeral service.
18/08/2015
•  On the sad demise of the First Lady of India, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for Delhi, where she paid respects to the deceased First Lady. She offered condolences to the Hon’ble President and his family.
17/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished her best for a Happy New year and Navroz to all the Parsee brothers and sisters.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in an ALL-party Meeting with members of different political parties of the State, held to discuss regarding relief operations after flood situation in the State, at Nabanna.
16/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for becoming the first Indian woman to win a silver medal at the World Badminton Championship for Women.
15/08/2015
•  The 69th Independence Day was celebrated in West Bengal in a befitting manner. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unfurled the tricolour as the state celebrated the 69th Independence Day at Red Road. Colorful tableaus of different departments and schemes of the Government were displayed during the parade and a helicopter showered flower petals on people gathered to witness the celebrations. On the occasion, Chief Minister Banerjee conferred the Police Medals to outstanding IPS officers.
14/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee transferred financial assistance to girls enrolled under Kanyashree scheme at the click of a button, during the third anniversary celebrations of the historic scheme at Nazrul Manch, Kolkata. The Hon’ble Chief Minister was accompanied by UNICEF’s representative to India Louis-Georges Arsenault and a galaxy of stars from the cultural world, including filmmakers, actors and singers. Coochbehar, Murshidabad and Birbhum were declared as the Best Performing Districts in implementing Kanyashree scheme while Purulia and South Dinajpur received Special Awards.
12/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in New Delhi and requested the Centre to release funds worth Rs 21000 crore for flood relief and reconstruction operations in Bengal. She requested that the Centre must modernise DVC and carry out dredging along river Damodar. Because of release of water by DVC major flood was caused in Bengal. The West Bengal Government has submitted a memorandum to the Hon’ble Prime Minister seeking funds for disaster relief. The Hon’ble Chief Minister also raised the issue of the Centre’s delay in releasing funds on account of Backward Region Development Fund (BRDF) meant for 11 back ward districts in Bengal and also on sectors where the Centre has slashed fund support drastically.
11/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on her two day visit to Delhi met the Hon’ble President Pranab Mukherjee.
08/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at an all-party meeting held at Nabanna, to discuss the present flood situation in the state, which has claimed around 85 lives so far.
07/08/2015
•  On her journey back to Kolkata from North Bengal, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee laid wreath and paid her last respect to saheed jawan Suvendu Roy of BSF, who sacrificed his live, while on duty fighting terrorists in Udhampur, at Bagdogra airport . She paid condolence to all members of his family and strongly condemn any sort of acts of terrorism anywhere.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore on his death anniversary on Baishe Shraban.
06/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at a public meeting at Haldibari in Cooch Behar where she laid the foundation stone for the largest bridge over the Teesta river, connecting Haldibari with the sub-divisional headquarters in Cooch Behar. The bridge has been christened as ‘Joyee’ by the Chief Minister. This apart, an administrative meeting was also been conducted. The Hon’ble Chief Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stones for a bouquet of developmental projects and distributed different benefits.
04/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conducted a video conference with the DMs of the flood-affected districts to review the flood situation in South Bengal. At the end of the meeting, the Hon’ble Chief Minister said 12 out of 20 districts of Bengal are flood-hit. She said she will seek funds from the Centre for disaster relief. She also said that she has sought time from the Hon’ble Prime Minister for a meeting when she visits New Delhi on 11-12 August. She will raise the issue of compensation for farmers and suggest to Centre about farm loan waiver, she informed.
03/08/2015
•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the cyclone-affected places in Ashoknagar in North 24 Parganas district and distributed relief materials at a relief camp in Kajla. She said that the Government is and will provide all the necessary relief to those affected by this natural calamity.
02/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday decided to stay overnight at Nabanna to personally monitor the flood situation. A control room has been set up at the state secretariat to keep an eye on the problem 24x7. Senior administrative officials were present along with the Hon’ble Chief Minister during the night when she spoke to the district officials at every interval.
01/08/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee monitored the flood situation in the State from Nabanna and visited relief camps in the flood affected areas in the Howrah district to take stock of relief works.